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L'Chaim!: Pictures to Evoke Memories of Jewish Life

Senior lifestyle Book created for Jews with Alzheimer’s

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Posted: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 11:45 am

The book is large and fits comfortably on a lap. The color photographs nearly fill each page. Each image depicts real people doing everyday Jewish things — a young girl eating matzah ball soup; a bubbe and her grandchildren lying in the grass; a man wearing tefillin, praying. The sentences are in large print; they are simple (“Mother says the blessing over the candles”) and easy to read.

But the book is not for young children learning how to read, nor is it for parents to introduce Judaism to their preschoolers.

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